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Eradicating rats from South Georgia to reclaim it for seabirds
Two men, one robot, many questions in new film Ex Machina
Our eyes are key to resetting our body clocks. So what happens to people who can't see anything at all?
Why are Staffies seen by some as a 'chav dog'?
The Gulf ruler who played Nazi broadcasts at full volume
The hazards of drowning in too much stuff
Former solders take to the stage
Evidence of post-traumatic stress disorder can be traced back to 1300BC - much earlier than previously thought - say researchers.
A national recruitment video to encourage medical students to choose general practice as a career is launched by the Royal College of GPs.
The last photograph taken of Sir Winston Churchill is among items belonging to his family that have gone on display at his former home, Chartwell.
Louis van Gaal says "everything" was against Manchester United after their 0-0 draw with Cambridge United in the FA Cup.
On a mixed day for headlines, two publications lead on a row over the flying of flags at half-mast to mark the death of Saudi Arabia's king. New claims over the Litvinenko case also feature in the news.
Five Lebanese government soldiers are killed in clashes with militants near the Syrian border, the Lebanese army says.
Police charge a 33-year-old man in connection with threats made to a primary school in east Belfast.
Saturday marks the 50th anniversary of the death of Sir Winston Churchill, one of Britain's greatest leaders.
Grigor Dimitrov expects a tougher test from Andy Murray at the Australian Open than when he ended his Wimbledon reign.
The US Supreme Court will hear the case of three death row inmates who say the use of the sedative midazolam in executions is cruel and unusual punishment.
Can things get any worse for beleaguered savers?
Adam Rooney's 25-yard strike salvages a point against St Johnstone as Aberdeen miss a chance to go top above Celtic.
Danish currency trading specialist said it could afford to absorb losses if customers failed to meet their obligations